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If there really are going to be nine candidates on NFLPA ballot, it guarantees De Smith victory. It's over. He wins. Period. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) March 5, 2015 Sounds like there are a lot of Habs fans at Staples Center. — Julie Stewart-Binks (@JSB_FOX) March 6,...

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OVERNIGHT RATINGS OF WEEKEND NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/22/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch is the cover story of BARRON''s under the header, "King Of Sports." Michael Santoli writes that Fox Sports Net, worth "perhaps" $4B, is "growing fast," and in the U.S.,

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays

09/22/98
FEDEX CLOSE TO DELIVERING TW0-YEAR NHL SPONSORSHIP

FedEx is "close to signing a two-year sponsorship agreement with the NHL that would make it the league''s official overnight carrier," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Sources "pegged the deal

Tags: ABC, BBDO, Champ Car World Series, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, FedEx, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Walt Disney

09/22/98
ABC'S "SPORTS NIGHT" EARNS SOLID REVIEWS FOR SERIES DEBUT

ABC''s new series "SPORTS NIGHT" makes its season debut tonight at 9:30pm. The comedy revolves around a cable sports news show similar to ESPN''s "SportsCenter." In Boston, Matthew Gilbert calls it "o

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Seattle Storm, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/22/98
STEINBRENNER CONSIDERING OFFER HE SAYS HE DIDN'T RECEIVE?

Speculation continues on talks between Cablevision Chair Charles Dolan and Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner regarding a possible sale of the team. Steinbrenner spokesperson Howard Rubenstein dismisse

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Franchises, NBA, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, NHL, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/22/98
FACILITY NOTES

A crowd of about 37,000 showed up Saturday for "HockeyFest," the early opening of the National Car Rental Center in Sunrise, FL. The crowd''s "verdict ... appeared to be positive, even ecstatic (MIAMI

Tags: Continental Airlines, Facilities, Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers, R J Reynolds

09/22/98
PATS GO CARROLLING IN CYBERSPACE: SEES NET AS REVENUE STREAM

The Patriots have established themselves "as one of the most tenacious gridiron players in cyberspace" and are "positioning themselves to profit" from the venture, according to Gregg Krupa of the BOST

Tags: New England Patriots, Media

09/22/98
NBA TO CANCEL PRESEASON THIS WEEK? ATTEMPTS TO TALK HALTED?

The NBA, "perhaps as soon as tomorrow, will officially cancel all training camps and its entire preseason schedule for the first time in its history because of the ongoing lockout," according to Mitch

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

09/22/98
THE SON ALSO RISES: A-B TO BACK EARNHARDT JR. IN RECORD PACT

Dale Earnhardt Jr. signed a six-year sponsorship deal with Budweiser beginning with a five-race Winston Cup schedule in ''99, according to Ron Green of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Earnhardt will join the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, R J Reynolds

09/22/98
NFL SAYS IT WILL "MOVE FORWARD" ON THEMED CENTERS

St. Joe Corp. and the NFL "are abandoning plans to develop a chain of interactive sports-themed entertainment centers," according to Carrns & Fatsis of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who calls the deal''s c

Tags: Events and Attractions, NFL

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